Arctic Warbler feeding on spider

“Hard to say this Arctic Warbler is Phylloscopus borealis, examinandus or xanthodry as no vocalisation heard.

“It was foraging for insects and caught a spider.

“Was taking advantage of the large number of birds feeding on the fruits of the Common Mahang (Macaranga bancana) that stirred up insects. I have seen similar behaviour by this species at fruit ficus trees.”

Dato’ Dr Amar-Singh HSS
Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
12th December 2019

Location: Kledang-Sayong Forest Reserve, Ipoh, Perak, Malaysia
Habitat: Broken trail in primary jungle

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